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Greek dystopia in British women travellers' discourse

Author: Dimitrios Kassis
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The focal point of this book is British women travellers' perceptions of Greece and the Orient from the late-eighteenth century until the late Victorian era. The construction of a Greek dystopia will be explored in relation to the historical background that fuelled the negative conceptualisation of the Greek nation as mongrel, unruly, indolent and perilous to the British imperialist agenda. This book, therefore,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitrios Kassis
ISBN: 152750588X 9781527505889
OCLC Number: 1016919328
Description: [vii-ix], 112 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Dimitrios Kassis.

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Greece has always occupied a prevalent position in European philosophy. During the Enlightenment, the Greco-Roman culture gained a new impetus, which paved the way for the surge of the Grand Tour and  Read more...

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